The ancient Roman Cato the Younger was famously incorruptible from the days of his youth, at a time when the powerful were notoriously corrupt.
He fought tenaciously for the Roman Republic in its last days and opposed Julius Caesar with arms, falling upon his sword in the Roman manner rather than be pardoned by a man he considered tyrannical.
I named my Cattle Egret friend after Cato because his profile spoke to me. Here, I thought, was a bird with the spirit of an honest and noble Roman. So Cato shall he be and he seems content with the name.
Long may you live and forever may your spirit survive and prevail in our own Republic, Cato!
But what do YOU think? Please let me know your impression of Cato, with your LIKE and COMMENT! Thank you so much, dear follower—you’re one of the very best!